- By: Irina Haivas
I have always liked websites that gather lots of information in one place because they often make searching the internet more effective and less time consuming. www.medicalstudent.com is such a website.
The site introduces itself as ‘a digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine.’ It offers a starting point for medical resources on the world wide web by selecting representative websites, from scientific ones to the less academic. All the sites are selected by a process of peer review. The home page lacks images and is constructed as a structured list, divided in sections, each containing links to the selected websites.
The medical textbook section is organised according to medical specialties, ranging from gynaecology to evidence based medicine and from pathology to travel medicine. Do not expect to find all the specialties, but you will find most. The manuals you can access from here are not